The standalone server mode has been designed for demo and/or testing purposes and provides a simplified setup, as compared to the production setup.
Requirements and Setup
To start the automaIT standalone server a Java 7 runtime environment must be installed on the system, either accessible through the system's search path or via the JAVA_HOME environment variable.
The standalone server can be started using one of the provided startup scripts,
server-standalone.sh for Unix and
server-standalone.cmd for Windows.Both scripts are located in the top level directory of the automaIT release file (usually named
During the first start, it creates a data subdirectory relative to the script directory, which contains the database content and files imported into the server. This directory may be pruned, after stopping the server, for a clean state. The startup scripts also provide suitable options for specifying another location for the data directory, if needed.
The server prints a suitable log message to the console, if it has been started successfully.
Successfully started the application is available using a web browser at address http://localhost:8080.
The user admin (initial password: admin) may be used to access the server with full privileges.